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Richland County, Montana


        Richland County occupies acres of prairie
    along the Montana/North Dakota border in
    northeastern Montana. The entire northern
    boundary of the county is defined by a section
    of the Missouri River, while the Yellowstone
    River cuts across the southeastern corner.
    Richland County was established in May 1914,
    and claims Sidney as the county seat.
Crops - 2009 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
15,900
18,000
147,400
13,900
17,400
143,300
29.5
29.0
30.5
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
413,000
501,000
4,393,000
31
6
4
Barley 27,000 25,000 65.0 Bu. 1,633,000 7
Oats 8,600 4,200 52.0 Bu. 220,000 1
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
8,800
----
----
----
3,300
5,400
----
153.0
20.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
505,000
107,000
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 9,200 9,100 26.7 Tons 242,600 *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
2,800
*
*
2,700
*
*
1,260
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
34,000
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
3,300  

*
*
*
3,300
*
*
*
1,010
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
3,349,000
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
*
34,000
25,000
*
2.25
1.25
Tons
Tons
Tons
*
77,000
31,500
*
22
10
1/ Yield is in pounds, production is in hundredweight. *Either zero or insufficient data for publication.
Livestock Reference Date Number of Head Rank
All Cattle & Calves
    Beef Cows & Heifers 2/
    Milk Cows & Heifers 2/
January 1, 2010 65,000
*
*
15
*
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2010 4,500 19
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2009 * *
2/ That have calved. * Insufficient data for publication
Census of Agriculture - 2007 -
Number of Farms
Land in Farms (Acres)
Average Farm Size (Acres)
Total Land Area (Acres)
548
1,279,300
2,334
1,333,850